I am available to address audiences from high school to corporate to academic to the general public on a variety of topics at the intersections of my research interests and my career as a DJ and event organizer. Below is an abbreviated list of talks I have given, followed by videos of more recent talks. For a complete account please see my CV!
2018 - Keynote: Rude Citizenship: Jamaican Musical Challenges to Copyright(ed) Culture. House Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin. October 20. Audio.
2016 - Groove is in the heart: researching dance music cultures at California State University at Northridge, May 2016
- "How public housing and state neglect in England allowed pirate radio to flourish—and why it matters" Fordham Law School, March 10
2015 - “Researching copyright in colonial context,” Institute for Intellectual Property and Social Justice, Howard University, Washington, DC November 15.
- "Power Collaboration and Lies” for a symposium “Collective Creativity: Collaboration and Collectives in Feminist Art Practice” at the
Museum of Art and Design in New York. February 2015
- "How and Why to Let Others Remix/Mashup Your Work" SXSW-Music, Austin TX. March 17, 2015
- “Hip-hop and Black vernacular technology” at Norah Eccles Harrison Museum of Art Utah State University. March 28
2014 - “Exilic airwaves: UK Pirate Radio and the Tower Block” What is the Place of Intellectual Property? Symposium, McGill University, Montreal, CA, June 26
- “Submerged Voices in Underground Performance,” Opening plenary, Rare Book & Manuscript section, American Library Association, June 24
2013 - Rocking the Body Politics: Musical Spaces for Resistance and Survival,” Center for the Arts in Society, Carnegie Mellon University, April 22
2012 - “Exile, Resistance, Occupation, Music,” Clandestino Institut, Göteborg Sweden, June 8
- “International Approaches to the Creative Economy,” Western States Arts Foundation Cultural Policy Symposium, April 13
2011 - “Music, Metadata and Memory: How We Already Own what is Shared,” Dorkbot/Studio for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University, July 2
Larisa Mann on Pirate Radio and Public Housing at Fordham Law School, New York
Larisa Mann on Decolonizing Copyright: Jamaican Street Dances and Globally Networked Technology